Posts by Mike LaChance  (Page 10)
 

California’s Massive Public Pension Liabilities Offer a Warning to Other States

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Posted by    Saturday, November 9, 2019 at 10:00am 11/9/2019 at 10:00am
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Unfunded liabilities such as pensions for public retirees can become a strain on any city or state. In California, we are seeing a situation which should serve as a warning. Taxpayers are on the hook for massive amounts.

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Iowa State Prof Gets Reported to Admin. for Allowing Students to Say Only Women Have Abortions

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Posted by    Saturday, November 9, 2019 at 9:30am 11/9/2019 at 9:30am

This is pure 1984 type stuff.

The College Fix reports:

Iowa State professor reported to administration for allowing students to say only women have abortions

In an Iowa State University classroom recently, students began discussing the touchy issues of abortion and birth control when a student spoke up and declared those topics to be...

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Poster Madness Week in Higher Education

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Posted by    Saturday, November 9, 2019 at 8:00am 11/9/2019 at 8:00am
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Over the past week, similar posters and flyers showed up on a number of college campuses.

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Students at U. Florida Demand Resignation of Student Leader for Inviting Donald Trump. Jr. to Speak

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Posted by    Friday, November 8, 2019 at 12:00pm 11/8/2019 at 12:00pm

The speech happened weeks ago but apparently, some people aren’t over it yet.

Campus Reform reports:

Students push to impeach student body pres over Trump Jr. speech

The University of Florida Student Government chamber erupted Tuesday as some students demanded the resignation of their student body president for inviting President Donald Trump’s son, Donald...

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U. Pennsylvania Blocks Public From Dinesh D’Souza Event, Citing Safety Concerns

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Posted by    Friday, November 8, 2019 at 10:00am 11/8/2019 at 10:00am

This is a form of heckler’s veto. Students who pose a threat of violence over speech get the speech shut down.

From the YAF blog:

UPenn Blocks Public from Dinesh D’Souza Lecture, Revokes Venue Days Before Event

The University of Pennsylvania is scrambling to limit the reach of conservative ideas on its campus.

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Prime Minister of Antigua and Barbuda Demands Harvard Pay Slavery Reparations

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Posted by    Friday, November 8, 2019 at 8:00am 11/8/2019 at 8:00am

This case would set quite a precedent if Harvard were to follow through. Can you even imagine what would come next?

The College Fix reports:

Foreign prime minister demands slavery reparations from Harvard

The prime minister of Antigua and Barbuda recently sent a letter to the president of Harvard University demanding that the Ivy...

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Tom Steyer Aide Reportedly Tried to Buy Endorsements From Political Leaders in Iowa

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Posted by    Friday, November 8, 2019 at 7:00am 11/8/2019 at 7:00am
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In August, liberal billionaire and 2020 Democratic candidate Tom Steyer was accused by some people of buying his way into the September debate.

Now his campaign faces accusations of trying to buy endorsements from political leaders in Iowa.

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Democrats Protect Sen. Ed Markey Against Insurgent Challenge By Rep. Joe Kennedy

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Posted by    Thursday, November 7, 2019 at 5:00pm 11/7/2019 at 5:00pm
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Rep. Joe Kennedy III may end up regretting his decision to abandon his safe seat in Congress to pursue an insurgent campaign against Senator Ed Markey of Massachusetts.

Members of his party have lined up to back Markey.

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Student Govt. at U. Alabama Facing Backlash for Discouraging Disruptions During Trump Visit

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Posted by    Thursday, November 7, 2019 at 12:00pm 11/7/2019 at 12:00pm

Can you imagine how differently this scenario would have played out back when Obama was president?

Campus Reform reports:

UAlabama student gov faces backlash for warning AGAINST ‘disruptive behavior’ during Trump visit

President Donald Trump is expected to attend Saturday’s game between Lousiana State University and the University of Alabama and, ahead of his...

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Columbia Prof Who Fled Communism Resigns Claiming School is Becoming Communist

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Posted by    Thursday, November 7, 2019 at 10:00am 11/7/2019 at 10:00am

This makes Columbia look terrible, but the media will likely ignore the professor’s concerns.

The College Fix reports:

Columbia professor who fled communism resigns, says university is becoming communist

A Romania-born academic says he recently left his tenured position at Columbia University because the Ivy League school is “on its way toward full blown...

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Progressive Students at Stanford U. Compare Ben Shapiro to an Insect on Flyer

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Posted by    Thursday, November 7, 2019 at 8:00am 11/7/2019 at 8:00am
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Shapiro is set to give a talk at Stanford this week and a group of students who oppose his appearance have used a disgusting tactic on a flyer.

The Daily Caller reports:

Stanford Students Compare Ben Shapiro To A Cockroach On Protest Flyer

A coalition of “concerned students” at Stanford are holding a silent...

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Democratic National Committee Asking for Support From College Students in 2020

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Posted by    Wednesday, November 6, 2019 at 12:00pm 11/6/2019 at 12:00pm

Doesn’t this suggest that Democrats know college students are one of their core constituencies? No wonder they want college to be free.

Newsweek reports:

To Oust Trump From Office in 2020, Democrats Shift College Student Messaging: Don’t Just Vote, Join the Movement

To regain control of the White House in 2020, the Democratic National...

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Salisbury University Students Demand Changes After Racist Graffiti Found on Campus

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Posted by    Wednesday, November 6, 2019 at 10:00am 11/6/2019 at 10:00am

Similar incidents are happening at other colleges and universities in other parts of the country. This seems like more than a coincidence.

ABC News 47 reports:

Outrage on campus: Students at Salisbury University demand change following racist vandalism

Students at Salisbury University say enough is enough after posts went viral again of racist messages...

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Students at Williams College Boycotting English Department Over Alleged Racism

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Posted by    Wednesday, November 6, 2019 at 8:00am 11/6/2019 at 8:00am

The students claim that the curriculum is too white and that professors of color are being denied tenure.

The College Fix reports:

Williams College students boycott English Department, claim it’s ‘whitewashed,’ ‘racist’

Students at Williams College have launched a boycott of the entire English Department, claiming the curriculum is “whitewashed” and its scholars “racist.”

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“Deplorable” Voters Keep Sean Spicer on Dancing With The Stars

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Posted by    Wednesday, November 6, 2019 at 7:00am 11/6/2019 at 7:00am
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Former White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer has had an unexpectedly successful run on the TV series Dancing With the Stars.

His continued presence on the show is confusing and outraging progressives, who revile him.

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If Only Beto Listened to Joy Behar, Waited Until After Election To Suggest A Gun Ban

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Posted by    Tuesday, November 5, 2019 at 5:00pm 11/5/2019 at 5:00pm
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Native American Students at U. Arizona Want Apology After President Comments on His ‘High Cheekbones’

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Posted by    Tuesday, November 5, 2019 at 12:00pm 11/5/2019 at 12:00pm

This was clearly a reference to Elizabeth Warren, who once claimed this was proof of her Native American ancestry. You can’t blame these students for being annoyed by this.

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